‘I hate not playing’ – Manchester City star tells Pep Guardiola

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Manchester City right-back Kyle has started he hates not playing after losing his place in the team recently to John Stones.

The right-back has started the last two games for Manchester City and will be hoping he remains in the team.

“I have struggled sometimes when things are not going your way outside of football or a bit of bad form,” Walker said.

“I always think go back to the basics – what got you to your happy place.

“Things are out of your control sometimes,” Walker added. “Every one of us down there thinks they should be playing.

“It’s how you react. I’m the worst, I hate not playing. But with my experience and age I think, “OK I’ll park the manager to one side and be here for the team”.

“And I’ll make sure the lads have my backing. Whether that’s me shouting in the dressing room beforehand, or like the last game of last season against Aston Villa

“I was the one shouting and running up the touchline as it meant something to me.

“I needed to do what I can as one of the captains to make sure the other guys got the victory we needed.”